Saira Banu Celebrating her 78th birthday. The famous actress of Hindi cinema, Saira made her debut in the film world in 1961 with the film ‘Junglee’ with Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor. Saira, who made a special place in the Hindi cine world due to her beauty and strong acting, married veteran actor Dilip Kumar in the year 1966 at the age of 22. When Saira married Dilip Sahab, there was a huge age gap between them, but both of them lived a loving life. The couple spent about 56 years happily married life and last year Dilip Sahab left the world leaving Saira.
In an exclusive interview to News18, Saira Banu thanked everyone who wished her on her birthday and said that ‘without Dilip Sahab, his birthday would not have happened. The legend actress said that ‘I am fortunate that messages from well-wishers of Dilip Kumar have started coming from the last few days. There are many people who are calling me because they don’t want me to be alone or feel lonely.
no happy birthday without dilip sahib
Saira Banu said that ‘all my relatives and friends are contacting me to wish my birthday. But I can’t have a happy birthday without Dilip sahib. It cannot be the happiness, nor can it be the life I have spent with him. The Legend actress recalls that on my birthday, Dilip Sahab used to make my day special by making the best arrangements. Used to decorate the whole house with flowers.
Beautiful memories with Dilip Sahab
The legend actress said, ‘He himself went to the market with my niece Shaheen and bought flowers and brought them. After this, he would go to my favorite shop in Mumbai and buy beautiful clothes for me from there, get me the dishes of my choice, he would do everything possible to keep me happy. His memories are etched in my heart and mind and I do not think that I will ever be able to forget it. We spent wonderful memorable moments together, remembering which I will spend my life ahead.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 23, 2022, 14:06 IST